Posted in Tatting, tagged TIAS on February 8, 2017|
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I had a friend who very generously gave me a 11/0 bead to use in my tatting. Unfortunately, life got in the way, and it took a week and a half between asking and seeing her again. I had never used a bead that small in my knitting, and did not have any that would have done, especially if it was to be an eye. When we last saw each other, I had finished the one part, and was about to start the second part, which needed the bead. But today, after I got the bead, I quickly continued.
Here is the 9th installment:
And since I really wanted to finish with the rest, I quickly continued with day 10, and 11, and went so fast, that I forgot to make a picture of day 10! But here is the final picture, with the whole gorgeous little lady finished:
Today I learned the alligator join! And I learned that big rings are much harder to keep neat when closing them up. But then, it is my first project in tatting, and I am still proud of it.
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Posted in Tatting, tagged TIAS on February 1, 2017|
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I did skip showing you day 7 by itself. I figured you might get a little bored with all the little updates to my little lacy thing. I am more than happy to show you at this time though.
And I have to admit, I was completely at a loss as to what this might possibly turn in to. I trust Jane Eborall enough that I believe I will have something fun and pretty when we are done. The guesses have centered around a big gown and a butterfly, but I also saw some guessing a frog, or a snail. But after day 7 everyone was a bit stumped.
Then came day 8.
And I most definitely see a butterfly wing at this point! I actually had to tie, cut and hide my ends today! We are going to start with a new thread, and the bead will finally come into play. Lots of people were guessing a butterfly today. Part of me hopes so, because it does look very pretty as a butterfly. But how the one bead will be used? I have no idea…
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